Wednesday, September 13, 2006


I had an ultrasound this morning.

The tech saw an empty gestational sac - which would be typical for around 5 weeks. Since I don't know when I conceived, I'm dated at 5 weeks - due date of 5/16/2007.

I thought I was farther along than that. If that date is accurate, I had a positive hpt around 8-9 days after conception. Not impossible, but not likely either.

This suddenly feels very similar to my last pregnancy, which ended in a miscarriage. DH tells me that we need to remain positive.

I don't have much choice but to wait and see. I see my OB on the 25th and we'll see what she thinks / finds. I'm sure I'll be going for another ultrasound in early October and then we'll have a better idea of what's happening.

This also means that if that date IS correct, I'm very early and at higher risk for the dental work.

I'm tired.


  1. Anonymous6:19 AM

    Praying for a good outcome, Melanie!! If it helps any, for my first two pregnancies, in which I knew exactly when I conceived (due to lots of NFP charting, lol), we saw an empty sac at up to 6.5 weeks. Finally at 7.5 weeks we saw a tiny heartbeat. I have heard many many women online have this same thing happen.

    Sending you my hugs and prayers.

  2. Thanks, Amy ;) I know that there is as much chance for positive outcome as there is negative. It does help to hear your story, so thanks for sharing.

  3. Maybe you are you put it here...because .....I know I was sure tired when I was pregnant! :) Prayers, sweetie...take care...Suzanne


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